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MA, Teaching

Teacher Licensure Program,

Secondary ELA + K-12 Performing Arts

George Fox University


PhD, Theater Studies

University of California, Santa Barbara


MA, Theater Studies

University of California, Santa Barbara


BA, English

BA, Theatre Arts

Westmont College

Teaching Experience

2020 - present

Teacher Candidate - ELA/Drama

Newberg High School

May 2019 - June 2020

Head Teacher, K-12

Institute of Reading Development

Fall 2017 - May 2020

Teaching Fellow

Stonehill College

Fall 2014, 2015, 2016

Adjunct Instructor of English

Westmont College


Teaching Associate/Assistant

University of California, Santa Barbara

Relevant Publications + Presentations

UCSB students perform examples of Boal's Forum Theater.

  • 2019 - "Mind Readers: Imagining Research-led Practice in Doctoral Education." Theatre Topics, vol. 29 no. 2, 2019, p. 127-139. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/tt.2019.0019.

  • 2018 - "Active Learning Strategies," Stonehill College Professional Development

  • 2017 - "Moving the Canon: Performative Pedagogical Practices," American Society for Theatre Research

  • 2017 - "Performing Research Methods: What is the role of spectacle in the classroom?", Association for Theater in Higher Education

  • 2016 - "Jump-Starting Discussion: Increasing Student Engagement," Instructional Development Workshop, UCSB

Selected Awards and Honors


Hatlen Award for Department Service

University of California, Santa Barbara

Love of Learning Award

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society


Excellence in Teaching Award

Doctoral Student Travel Grant

University of California, Santa Barbara


Emerging Scholars Award

Mid-America Theatre Conference

Ophelia is confronted by Hamlet in my production of Too Much Water.

Curriculum Vitae

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